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By Cathy Cassata » Friday, November 10, 2017

If time, work or money weren't an issue, you and your soon-to-be spouse would spend your life traveling. Even though reality is what it is, you can still celebrate your mutual love of travel on your... Read More

By Renee Lee » Friday, September 1, 2017

Summer is the best season to get married. True or false? False, especially depending on your definition of “best.” For the longest time, summer was the quintessential time for weddings –... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Monday, August 21, 2017

Today a wedding isn't a wedding if it doesn't have a lot of sparkle. "There is an aspect of glitter in every single wedding now," says Sophie Solinsky, owner of Soirée Event Design in Spokane,... Read More

By Kristen Fischer » Friday, July 21, 2017

It can be tough to differentiate what things you need to buy versus rent for your wedding day. Which items are better off borrowed? That depends on both your vision and your venue. “Many things... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, July 17, 2017

There are a lot of details that go into planning your wedding day, from the desserts and dress to the vendors and venue. One detail you shouldn’t overlook: the lighting. How you decide to... Read More

By Cathy Cassata » Friday, March 17, 2017

Each year, Pantone selects a Color of the Year that expresses the current global mood and attitude. The 2017 Color of the Year is Greenery. Pantone calls it “a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade... Read More

By Carley Lintz » Monday, January 30, 2017

Whether you’re going for a boho chic, modern or rustic look for your wedding day, geodes, crystals and agate stones can add a beautiful touch. This trend currently rocking the wedding world can... Read More

By Heather Dornhecker » Friday, November 25, 2016

Gone are the days of predictable wedding favors that guests may remorsefully throw away. Ditch the cookie cutters, bubbles and peanuts – here are 4 wedding favors your guests will actually... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Monday, November 7, 2016

The right centerpiece helps carry your wedding theme across the entire reception space. Here are 12 great ideas for unique ways to keep your centerpieces on trend: Double Duty Centerpieces... Read More

By Caitlin Mullen Puterbaugh » Monday, June 6, 2016

Whether they’re twinkly, glowing or bright, the right lights can make a big impact in your wedding venue. Here are five lighting ideas to incorporate into your wedding design to make it truly... Read More

By Nancy Mattia » Monday, May 2, 2016

It’s as if Pantone gave brides a surprise wedding present! When the color specialists at the Pantone Color Institute picked two pastels, Rose Quartz and Serenity as their 2016 Color — make... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, March 18, 2016

Stunning centerpieces? Check. Luxurious linens? Check. Pretty place settings? Check. But what about another key element of your reception table décor that so often gets forgotten?... Read More

By Taniesha Robinson » Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Ombré, the gradual change of color shades from light to dark, has become one of the most popular design elements of weddings in recent years, making a mark not only in ceremony décor but fashion... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Thank guests for attending your soirée with these easy DIY reminders of the big day. Seasonal Sensation Purchase a pile of your favorite local fruit and wrap each snack in a way that works with... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, November 2, 2015

Want a dreamy, romantic vibe for your upcoming I Do’s? Consider a palette of pale pink and champagne. Just want to have fun? Go for bold pairings of vibrant hues, such as cherry red and aqua.... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, October 19, 2015

Find affordable inspiration in these five expert tips for centerpieces that save pennies without sacrificing personality and style. Sweet Instead of one huge wedding cake and lots of elaborate... Read More

By Metro » Friday, October 2, 2015

Planning a perfect wedding is no small undertaking. From scheduling venues and hiring vendors to tasting menus, lots of decisions must be made when planning a wedding. But when the pieces fall into... Read More

By Julia Haskins » Monday, September 21, 2015

It’s natural for some brides to balk at the thought of a pastel color scheme for their wedding. A lighter color palette can scream baby shower when a bride is trying to portray a polished, grown-up... Read More

By Julia Haskins » Friday, September 18, 2015

With summer behind us, a rich, verdant green might be the wrong hue for a cool-weather wedding. Instead, look to icy mint green to add some fun and sophistication to a fall or winter event. Here’s... Read More

By Jill Jaracz » Wednesday, September 16, 2015

People and their phones can’t be parted for long. While Rachael and Jaime Jacome asked their guests to power down their phones during their June 2013 wedding — to much success — the couple... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Monday, April 6, 2015

You’ve locked in the vibe you want for your wedding, but how do you bring your dream day to colorful and perfectly accented life? Two expert planners weigh in with fresh design ideas for three... Read More

By Metro » Friday, April 3, 2015

Do you have a shelf or cabinet that’s filled to the brim with wedding favors such as engraved ice cream scoopers, cake servers, cheese spreaders or tea light candle holders? If you do, you’re not... Read More

By buffalobrides » Friday, April 3, 2015

A token of appreciation for guests is requisite at wedding receptions. Wedding favors enable attendees to walk away from the event with a memento and also a small thank you for their participation... Read More

By Anna Sachse » Friday, April 3, 2015

The tradition of showering newlyweds with rice or other grains stems from an ancient Roman fertility rite of blessing the couple with abundance and prosperity. These days the custom has evolved to... Read More

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